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Senior Purchasing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH138490
  • Location: Germany
  • Sector: Off-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 22/12/2018

Our client, an industry leading Independent Power Producer (IPP) within the renewable energy space, are offering an incredible opportunity for a Senior Purchasing Manager. You will be responsible for reviewing and assessing the performance of the purchasing department, overseeing final stages of negotiations and building inter-departmental relationships supporting the direct procurement process. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to join and maintain the company's high level of success in the market, offering a salary level of €70,000-€100,000 p/a gross + Bonus + Package (Experience dependent).


Senior Purchasing Manager duties and responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with suppliers.
  • Cost control and management of the purchase budget, including monitoring the purchase costs of the main equipment, in close cooperation with the Financial division
  • Take ownership for the development and maintenance of standard contracts within the procurement vertical
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies.
  • Hold responsibility for department spend and ensure commitments in budgets and forecasts are kept

Senior Purchasing Manager desired experience:

  • 5 years' experience within purchasing.
  • Bachelor's degree - could include Business, Economics, Logistics or equivalent.
  • Experience in conducting purchases for the needs of service projects in the energy industry.
  • Knowledge of the energy market in the area of ​​suppliers, experience in acquiring new suppliers, and supervision and development of an already existing database of qualified suppliers.
  • Good communication skills and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in both spoken and written German and English.

If this sounds like something you are particularly interested in, please apply with an updated version of your CV to harry.hills@spencer-ogden.com or feel free to give me a call on +44 207 268 9355.

For more information about this role please contact our London office